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Today is the only date on my only son’s gravestone. MMT

#17728 (1) - Aug 4, 2013 by Jay - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (630) - No, that made me sleepy. (31)

Today, I held the love of my life in my arms again while he cried hysterically. He was crying over his wife - the love of his life, who lost her battle with cancer last month. MMT

#17725 (0) - Aug 2, 2013 by losingtime - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (502) - No, that made me sleepy. (16)

Today, at 88 years of age, I use a wooden cane to help myself get around. Twenty years ago, my 38-year-old son used that very same cane before he passed on, when he became ill with cancer. MMT

#17723 (0) - Aug 1, 2013 by cilieroed - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (365) - No, that made me sleepy. (14)

Today, I didn't kiss my mom goodbye like I have every morning… for basically my entire life. I did this on purpose too, because she was annoying me and I thought, "Well it's not like it's going to be my last chance to kiss her...whatever." She died this afternoon before I got home from school from a sudden stroke. MMT

#17721 (3) - Jul 30, 2013 by lonelyone - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (625) - No, that made me sleepy. (13)

Today, my 7-year-old daughter asked me, "Mommy, why does daddy always act drunk and hit you?" MMT

#17718 (2) - Jul 29, 2013 by MJ - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (390) - No, that made me sleepy. (26)

Today, you've been a stranger for almost a year. I remember everything that you seemed to have forgotten -- the abuse you put me through. How is it that I still look at my phone and wish that I'd see your number calling me? The fact that I still have feelings for you after everything, makes me sick and MMT.

#17716 (2) - Jul 28, 2013 by no one special - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (251) - No, that made me sleepy. (35)

Today, my grandma was admitted to the hospital for the 3rd time in a month. So far each time everything turns out okay, but all I can think about is the one phrase that a doctor used to descried her stage of life. The fact that any medical professional would have the nerve to use the term "circling the drain" MMT.

#17715 (1) - Jul 28, 2013 by Granddaughter - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (250) - No, that made me sleepy. (48)

Today, four months after the abortion, I still get upset and cry nearly every time I look at the would-be fathers picture, because his life has been completely normal since it happened. MMT

#17714 (4) - Jul 27, 2013 by Ab - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (330) - No, that made me sleepy. (26)

Today, I met someone who is making $35,000 selling alcohol to minors at a college watering hole. I barely make that in a year as a first year general education professor. MMT

#17709 (1) - Jul 24, 2013 by GoRobb - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (363) - No, that made me sleepy. (30)

Today, I am home for summer break and was planning on going to visit my favorite teacher from high school. It turns out he passed away last month in his classroom from a heart attack. I am shocked! He completely changed my life, helped me get into college, and never let me give up on myself. Thank you Mr. Caulk. You will always MMT.

#17707 (1) - Jul 23, 2013 by David - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (336) - No, that made me sleepy. (29)

Today, as I looked at my ex-boyfriend of almost five years from across office, I realized that it’s weird how we go from being strangers, to being friends, to being inseparable, to being strangers all over again. MMT

#17705 (0) - Jul 21, 2013 by shanan - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (446) - No, that made me sleepy. (30)

Today, my mom washed the blood stains off of my clothes (from my cutting), but never asked where they came from. MMT

#17704 (2) - Jul 21, 2013 by merchickamer - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (378) - No, that made me sleepy. (33)

Today, my dad donated most of his life savings - roughly $300K - to the cancer research facility where I am currently being treated in hopes that the scientists will be able to use the money to buy me more than the 12 months they're giving me now with my leukemia. MMT

#17703 (1) - Jul 20, 2013 by Quid - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (587) - No, that made me sleepy. (14)

Today, I spent my son's 12th birthday with him in his hospice care room. The reason for cancer in children will always MMT.

#17701 (2) - Jul 18, 2013 by dad - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (339) - No, that made me sleepy. (22)

Today, in a long apology letter, from death row, he sincerely wrote, “I never purposely meant to kill your son. I was lost and insane in that moment.” MMT

#17700 (0) - Jul 18, 2013 by Kels - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (489) - No, that made me sleepy. (14)

Today, five years and five mobile phones later, I still import your number every time, just to remind myself of the beauty this planet is missing. MMT

#17699 (2) - Jul 17, 2013 by Love4ever - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (501) - No, that made me sleepy. (8)

Today, I miss you already mom. Receiving summa cum laude honors at my graduation ceremony for my Ph.D seems so unimportant when you are in a coma, dying in a hospital on opposite side of the country. MMT

#17697 (0) - Jul 16, 2013 by onlytears - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (414) - No, that made me sleepy. (23)

Today, I can no longer give a speech at my middle brother's wedding, because I am too angry that he calls himself a good Christian and yet allows his friends to refer to our youngest brother as a "fag." MMT

#17696 (6) - Jul 16, 2013 by k - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (599) - No, that made me sleepy. (34)

Today, when my new psychiatrist asked me whether I suspected that my depression might be hereditary, I told him I could not say for sure as my single mother took her own life when I was only two years old. MMT

#17695 (0) - Jul 15, 2013 by idkany - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (364) - No, that made me sleepy. (16)

Today, I recognized the guy I served at the soup kitchen for the needy. His name is Mr. Jansen. Fifteen years ago, he was my high school physical education teacher. I had heard through the grapevine that he had been laid off several years back. MMT

#17686 (1) - Jul 10, 2013 by bcsoftball13 - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (367) - No, that made me sleepy. (21)

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